POLICE CHIEF: Stony Point no stranger to opioid abuse

POLICE CHIEF: Stony Point no stranger to opioid abuse

BY KATHY KAHN Historic Stony Point is not immune to the opioid crisis, Police Chief Brian Moore told the Town Board at its regular meeting on November 14. “Last year, we had four calls to revive someone with Narcan,” said Moore. “This year, we’ve had nine calls to date.” The surge in opiate abuse in […]

Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Board meeting held day after election BY KATHY KAHN Sixteen years have passed since the Christopher St. Lawrence regime began in Ramapo. On Tuesday, election day, a new leader was finally chosen while the disgraced former supervisor is due to be sentenced later this month on federal corruption charges. That new supervisor is former deputy town […]

Rockland County Deficit Projected To Reach Zero by End of Fiscal Year

Rockland County Deficit Projected To Reach Zero by End of Fiscal Year

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced Monday that the county’s deficit fund balance that totaled $138 million four years ago is projected to be paid off by the end of fiscal 2017, according to an audit.   “We have gone from $138 million deficit to zero in four years without raising taxes,” the County Executive said. “It’s a near-miraculous […]

Shani Bechhofer for Town of Ramapo Council

Shani Bechhofer for Town of Ramapo Council

Candidate for Ramapo Town Council (Republican, New Direction, Reform) BIO/RESUME Married, live in Monsey, proud mother and grandmother. PhD from Northwestern University in Education and Social Policy. Experience. Jewish educator for over 3 decades Former high school principal in Chicago – Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov High School, profiled in US News & World Report as strong principal […]

Orangetown Council, Republican candidates

Councilman Denis Troy, Republican candidate (Also on Conservative and Independence lines) BIO/RESUME I was born and raised in the Fordham section of the Bronx and have been living in Pearl River for the past 37 years. I have been married for 46 years to Beatrice (Rogers), who I met in St. Nicholas of Tolentine H.S. […]

Orangetown Council, Democratic ticket

Heather Hurley, Democratic candidate for Orangetown Council (also appearing on Green, Orangetown First and Women’s Equality lines)  BIO I have lived in Orangetown for the last eight years. I am the mother of a teenager, a community advocate since 2014, and a small business owner. I became involved in Orangetown civics when an application to experimentally […]